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Hacienda Araucano

Chile, Syrah, Hacienda Araucano, Francois Lurton, Valle de Lolol, Reserva, 2009


N/ Rust, plums, dried hay, black olives, powdered graphite. Tad reduced. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Angular. Huge, stewed plums and cassis with pencil shavings. Tannins still slightly rough even after an hour post decant. Love the screw top. Winemaker = Luca Hodgkinson Price = $13 Rating = B This wine was generously provided by the […]

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Chile, Red Blend, Lurton, Hacienda Araucano, “Clos de Lolol”, Colchagua Valley, 2008

Red Blend of: 31% Syrah, 29% Cabernet Franc 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 17% Carmenere N/ Clean rust, cedar, hard oaks, granite, light leather and black cherry. T/ Medium mouthfeel, clean, austere raspberries, cranberry acid, a tad salty finish. Price = $23 Very Good+ 89 This wine was part of a “Wines of Chile” tasting event… […]

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